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Publication

In Progress

Asaf Inbal, Qingkai Kong, William Savran, Richard Allen. "Toward Seismic Source Imaging with the Dense MyShake Smartphone Array" in progress.

Qingkai Kong, Asaf Inbal, Sarina Patel, Richard Allen. "MyShake: Detecting and characterizing earthquakes with a global smartphone seismic network" in progress.

Kaylin Rochford, Jennifer Strauss, Qingkai Kong, Richard Allen. "MyShake: Using Human-Centered Design Methods to Effectively Engage Citizen Scientists in Creating a Smartphone-based Global Seismic Network" in progress

2017

Qingkai Kong, Richard Allen, Julian Bunn, Monica Kohler, Thomas Heaton. "Structural health monitoring of buildings using crowdsourced smartphones", Seismological Research Letters, doi:10.1785/0220170111. Link

Qingkai Kong, Richard M Allen, Louis Schreier "Seismic data from smartphones - MyShake: building a global smartphone seismic network ", Invited article for GeoStrata, Download.

2016

Qingkai Kong, Richard M Allen, Louis Schreier. 2016, "MyShake: Initial Observations from a Global Smartphone Seismic Network", Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL070955. Link, Download

Qingkai Kong, Richard M Allen, Louis Schreier, and Young-Woo Kwon. 2016. "MyShake: A Smartphone Seismic Network for Earthquake Early Warning and beyond", Science Advances 2 (2): e1501055–e1501055. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501055. Link, Paper Picked up by News, Download

2015

Taira, Taka’Aki, Florent Brenguier, and Qingkai Kong. 2015. "Ambient Noise-Based Monitoring of Seismic Velocity Changes Associated with the 2014 M W 6.0 South Napa Earthquake", Geophysical Research Letters 42 (17): 6997–7004. doi:10.1002/2015GL065308. Link

Qingkai Kong, Young-Woo Kwon, Louis Schreier, Steven Allen, Richard Allen, and Jennifer Strauss. 2015. "Smartphone-Based Networks for Earthquake Detection", In 2015 15th International Conference on Innovations for Community Services (I4CS), 1–8. IEEE. doi:10.1109/I4CS.2015.7294490. Link, Best presentation award

2012

Qingkai Kong, and Ming Zhao. 2012. "Evaluation of Earthquake Signal Characteristics for Early Warning", Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration 11 (3): 435–43. doi:10.1007/s11803-012-0133-1. Link

2010

Qingkai, Kong, and Zhao Ming. 2010. "Study on Algorithms in Earthquake Early Warning System", Journal of Catastrophology. S1: 305-308. (In Chinese) Link

Ming Zhao, Qingkai Kong, and Atao Yu. 2010 "Development of Vibration Character Sensors", In 2010 Fifth European Workshop on Structral Health Monitoring: 1152 - 1157. Link